Robertson has consistently demonstrated proficiently in real estate management, property disposition, asset disposition, and property acquisition.
Immediately prior to establishing WorkSpace Real Estate, Robertson worked at Grubb & Ellis as a Tenant Representation broker. Robertson’s responsibilities included actively marketing properties, financial lease analysis and preparation, and tactical lease negotiation for a number of local and national tenants including Advantage Rent-a-Car, G4S Wackenhut International, State Farm, Allstate, and Smoothie King, among others.
Robertson began his real estate career as an associate with CCIM broker Danny Q. Nguyen, owner of DN Commercial (formerly Remax Centralwest). He was responsible for investment, corporate, and retail real estate. Before pursuing real estate, James worked at the City of Houston for four years as Director of Constituent Relations for Honorable Annise Parker. He has also served as campaign manager and chairperson of various civic and community boards and national political organizations. James received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston where he was both a middle linebacker and a two-term Student Body President.
Memberships and Associations
- Member, Greater Houston Partnership
- Member, Jersey Village PNG
- Member, Northwest Houston Chamber of Commerce
- Fmr. Vice President, Houston Citizen’s Chamber of Commerce
- Alumni, C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston
- Top Ten Broker, Grubb & Ellis August 08
- Top 5% Graduate Grubb & Ellis Nationwide orientation exam
- Commercial Real Estate Correspondent, Channel 39
What Client’s Say
“We were seeking new offices when we hired WorkSpace. They determined our needs before he showed us a number of available offices. Without his help we wouldn’t have been nearly as successful in negotiating our office lease on such favorable tenant terms. We would highly recommend James as a tenant’s broker in commercial leasing.” Top qualities: Great Results, Good Value, High Integrity
James is a professional. I believe him to be someone who brings integrity to this business. He is courteous and very pleasant to deal with. I would recommend him in any capacity.”
I have known James for about 3 years now and I can honestly say he is the hardest working man in Commercial Real Estate. He has been a referral partner on Commercial Office deals and I can honestly say he is the ONLY referral partner I have when it comes to Commercial Real Estate. I know James is a Christian with High integrity and a unmatched zeal for his clients. I highly recommend him.